On This Day

What Happened on October 6, 1981

Famous Birthdays

  • José Luis Perlaza, Ecuadorian footballer
  • Zurab Khizanishvili, Georgian footballer

Famous Deaths

AssassinationAnwar Sadat

Anwar Sadat, 3rd President of Egypt (1970-81, Nobel 1978), assassinated by fundamentalist army officers at 62

1981 Highlights

About October 6, 1981

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 2 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Libra